Welcome to Hanoi, a city of lakes and the center of Vietnamese culture. This Hanoi stopover tour is designed for those who are on a business or pleasure trip to the charming capital of Vietnam. This specially-tailored package provides an overview of the major tourist attractions in Hanoi as well as an orientation tour for visitors to get accustomed to Vietnamese culture in the first few days after their arrival in Vietnam.
Day 1: Ha Noi arrival
Arrive at Noi Bai international airport, welcome by your local tour guide and driver. Transfer to your hotel in the city center. Overnight at the proposed hotel.
Day 2: Ha Noi city tour ( B,L)
Breakfast at the hotel. Visit Ho Chi Minh Complex which contains Ho Chi Minh’s Mausoleum, the Presidential Palace, Ho Chi Minh’shouse on stilts and the One Pillar pagoda. Continue with the Temple of Literature, Vietnam ‘s first university, Hoan Kiem lake, Ngoc Son temple, Tran Quoc pagoda and Quan Thanh temple. Cyclo Hanoi tour, ride around the old quarter streets from Hang Dau to Hang Gai. Enjoy the water puppet show in the evening. Dinner on guests account. Overnight at the proposed hotel.
Day 3: Ha Noi – Ha Long – Bai Tu Long Bay (B,L,D)
8:00: Pick up from your hotel in Ha Noi. Drive to Ha Long City through the paddy fields in the Red River Delta.
12:30: Check in and enjoy Welcome Drink, receive cruise brief and safety instruction by crew member and Cruise Manager Start cruising Enjoy set menu lunch while cruising to magnificent Halong Bay – Bai Tu Long Bay, admire the fascinating formations on the way. You will have opportunity to see the famous such as: Perfume Rock, Fighting Cock, Lonely Rock, Saddle Rock before arrive to Vung Vieng village.
Visit “Vung Viêng” village by a rustic – row boat, meet the local people who will help you row the boat for sightseeing. Enjoy the quite space and fresh air.
Free time for swimming or kayaking around many small and big Islands at emerald Bai Tu Long Bay
Back to the boat and free time for relaxing
Cooking class on sundeck – How to make Vietnamese spring rolls. Then enjoy the spring rolls you make together and Happy Hour (buy one drink, get one free).
Have dinner with Vietnamese cuisine
Evening activities include Leisure time for chatting around the bar, and watching many sorts of Vietnam cultural films. Relaxing and spending a romantic night on the cruise ship. Passengers may also try their luck with squid fishing on the boat.
Day 4: Ha Long – Hanoi (B,L)
Breakfast are served in the dining room with a morning view of the bay’s landscape.
Transfer by tender to Sung Sot Cave. Walk up about 100 steps to the cave entrance. It takes approximately 45 minutes for a cave visit. Return to the boat by tender. Proper shoes are highly recommended.
Check out and make payment in the reception area
Have a set menu brunch while cruising back to the Tuan Chau Wharf. Relax on the sundeck or in the dining room enjoying the bay scenery as approach the wharf.
11:30: Transfer by tender to Tuan Chau Wharf. Say goodbye to the crew
16:30 : Return from Halong to Hanoi by shuttle bus
Overnight at your proposed hotel in Ha Noi
Day 5: Ha Noi departure (B)
Breakfast at the hotel. Free until transfer to Noi Bai airport for departure. End of 5-day packages in Ha Noi.
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Seasonal prices apply and will be confirmed when booking.